The Right Kind of Crazy: Navy SEAL, Covert Operative, and Boy Scout from Hell

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Clint Emerson, Navy SEAL and author of the bestselling 100 Deadly Skills presents an explosive, darkly funny, and often twisted account of being part of an elite clandestine team of covert operatives whose mission was to keep America safe by whatever means necessary. Just be happy he’s on our side.

Retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson is the only SEAL ever inducted into the International Spy Museum. Operating from the shadows, with an instinct for running towards trouble, his unique skill set made him the perfect hybrid of elite and modern day counterintelligence agent.

Emerson spent his career on the bleeding edge of intelligence and operations, often specializing in solo missions that took advantage of subterfuge, improvisation, the best in recon and surveillance tech, and even elements of Hollywood disguise to combat the changing global battlefield. MacGyvering everyday objects into working spyware was routine, and fellow SEALs referred to his top-secret activities simply as “special shit.” His parameters were: find, fix, and finish—and of course, leave no trace.

While Emerson was a real life Jason Bourne as well as a decorated soldier, he operated by only two codes: “if you aren’t cheating, you aren’t trying” and “it’s only illegal if you get caught.” The Right Kind of Crazy is unlike any military memoir you’ve ever read because Emerson is upfront about the fact that what makes you a great soldier and sometimes hero doesn’t always make you the best guy—but it does make for damn good stories.

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  • Lorilin

    Oh guys, I hate when I don’t like a book as much as everyone else does—especially when it’s written by a hardcore, badass Navy SEAL. I really thought I was going to love The Right Kind of Crazy....

  • Matias Myllyrinne

    Interesting topic in general. Some cool stories but a lot of redactions, so no real context to many tales. The issue may be the writers self absorbed style and constant need to come across as cool, to...

  • wally

    finished this morning of the 4th of february 2020 good read three stars i liked it kindle library loaner and the first from emerson. the redacted portions are a sin, the fabled they also redacted a ch...

  • Jim

    After purchasing and reading Clint Emerson's '100 Deadly Skills' books I decided to read this story of his time as a Navy SEAL and covert operative. I have to say that I was not surprised at much of w...

  • Madm007

    I liked it, I did! I had to read in parts, only because I had to process it. Sometimes, look stuff up, just to double check lol, should've known better. My bubble has been burst, SEALs are human, work...

  • Gustavo Herrera

    The Right Kind of Crazy 5/5For someone with progressive views of social justice and diversity, I can be surprisingly primitive in a lot of ways: I love fighting (martial arts), I love grueling physica...

  • patrick Lorelli

    I will say I thought the first part of his book was really good and entertaining. He skipped over the training since it has been discussed in other books, and got into his story. Which was good. He ev...

  • Maria

    Emerson was a SEAL, recruited to do individual intelligence missions in hostile countries and environments. This is his story, raw and filtered only by the DOD pre-publication review process. He start...

  • Kyle Bohrer

    I would recommend this book to anyone that has an interest in the military. This book was a great read and had everything from action to jokes and much more. I really enjoyed this book and think that ...

  • Brian West

    Excellent readFantastic! If you love 100 Deadly Skills (either edition) or his predecessor book Escape the Wolf, you'll have undoubtedly wondered about the SEAL behind the pages, his bio, his actual n...